impure definition

  • adjective:
    • Not pure or clean; contaminated.
    • perhaps not purified by religious rite; unclean.
    • Immoral or sinful: impure ideas.
    • Mixed with another, often inferior material; adulterated.
    • becoming a composite in excess of one color or combined with black or white.
    • Deriving from more than one origin, design, or meeting; eclectic: an impure art form.
    • Not pure; maybe not clean; dirty; foul; filthy; containing a thing that is unclean or unwholesome; blended or impregnated extraneous substances; adulterated; since, impure water or atmosphere; impure medicines, food, etc.
    • Defiled by sin or guilt; unholy; unhallowed; -- said of persons or things.
    • Unchaste; lewd; unclean; obscene; since, impure language or some ideas.
    • maybe not pure; not clean; dirty; nasty; filthy; containing a thing that is unclean or unwholesome; mixed or impregnated extraneous substances; adulterated
    • Defiled by sin or shame; unholy; unhallowed; -- stated of people or things.
    • Unchaste; lewd; unclean; obscene.
    • perhaps not purified according to the ceremonial law of Moses; unclean.
    • maybe not precise; not idiomatic
    • coupled with extraneous elements
    • (used of individuals or actions) immoral or obscene
    • having a physical or moral blemish so as to make impure in accordance with nutritional or ceremonial laws
  • verb:
    • (outdated) to defile; to pollute
  • verb-transitive:
    • To defile; to pollute.
  • others:
    • maybe not pure physically; combined or impregnated with extraneous, and especially with unpleasant, matter; nasty; feculent; tainted: as, impure liquid or environment; impure sodium or magnesia.
    • maybe not quick or unmixed; blended or combined with something else: stated of immaterial things.
    • maybe not pure morally; unchaste; obscene; lewd: because, impure language or some ideas; impure actions.
    • Of a contaminating nature; causing defilement, real or moral; unclean; abominable.
    • perhaps not in conformity with a typical of correctness, ease, etc.: as, an impure type of writing.
    • In order to make impure; defile.
    • to cultivate impure.

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